Election Cybersecurity

  • Judd Choate
  • Robert Smith
Part of the Elections, Voting, Technology book series (EVT)


The authors lay out the security framework and challenges that face election administration today, specifically focusing on cybersecurity and cyber threats. The chapter presents the current array of actors and initiatives involved addressing these threats and discusses cybersecurity challenges faced by local jurisdictions during the 2016 election. The authors then conclude the chapter with a discussion of ways these threats are being addressed.


Cyber security Hacking Critical infrastructure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Judd Choate
    • 1
  • Robert Smith
    • 2
  1. 1.Colorado Department of StateDenverUSA
  2. 2.National Intelligence UniversityBethesdaUSA

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